Opinion | NICHOLAS BURNS
Why isn’t peace on anyone’s platform?
Is the word “peace’’ disappearing from our national conversation? When was the last time we heard a national leader of either party, put the goal of peace at the center of a political platform? President Obama has spoken about peace during his time in office - but used the bulk of his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to explain why force is sometimes necessary. Why are we so hesitant to place peace on such a high mantle?